Bookkeeping and Accounting for Movers

Looking for a bookkeeper and accountant for your moving company? We do your books, so you can spend more time focusing on seamless relocations. Try us for free.

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How Bench works with movers

Have your bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing done by professionals—supported by one robust platform. Bench is the perfect business partner for your moving company.

We get you set up

Our experts commit to thoroughly comprehend your moving business, respond to your queries, assist you in connecting your accounts, and walk you through how Bench can streamline your operations.

We do your bookkeeping

Every month, your bookkeeper categorizes your moving business transactions and develops financial reports. If they require any more information from you, they will promptly reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of specialists understands the financials specific to the moving industry and will tailor their approach to your moving business's distinct requirements.

Here’s why movers like you trust Bench with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

We'll consistently provide you with bookkeeping updates in the context of your moving business. Got urgent queries that just can't hold off? Rest assured, we'll respond within one business day or even less.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our system helps you streamline the tedious tasks of financial record-keeping by automating data entries from a majority of primary providers, minimizing the risk of common errors. Our collaborative partnerships with key players like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify and Square ensure your financial transactions align seamlessly with your moving business—resulting in consistent and accurate financial management.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Wave farewell to heaps of paperwork and exhausting manual tracking—we automate inputs directly from linked accounts for your moving business. Gain insights from one comprehensive dashboard so you can effortlessly understand the health of your moving company and make strategic decisions.

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Bench integrates with your favorite small business tools

We sync seamlessly with your financial accounts and tools to keep your books up-to-date and save you the time and effort of manually uploading documents.

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CEO, TRAINUAL
“This is the first year where it’s tax season and I don’t feel anxious one bit.”

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We know bookkeeping for movers

Movers' businesses face a unique set of bookkeeping challenges including tracking mileage, various operational costs, and navigating industry-specific taxes and laws. With Bench, these issues become hassle-free as we pair intuitive software with real, human bookkeepers, who are familiar with the ins and outs of the moving industry. They will handle everything from mileage logging for tax deductions to breaking down the substantial overhead costs associated with running a moving business. Bench ensures that all your costs are categorized correctly so you get the most out of your deductions.

In the movers' industry, staying compliant with state and federal regulations is critical. Bench's expert bookkeepers are well-versed in the different state-specific laws and transportation taxes. They'll make sure your business stays on the right side of the law, while maximizing your refund. Leveraging on technology and experience, Bench takes the stress out of bookkeeping and tax so you can focus on what really matters - providing a seamless moving experience to your clients. With Bench, you can keep your financials in order and your business moving smoothly.

Simple, straightforward pricing for everything your business needs.

Get bookkeeping, tax prep, advisory, and filing with Bench's powerful, easy-to-use platform.

Choose Plan

Essential

Best for those looking for peace of mind and accurate financials done by professional bookkeepers.
$249/mo

billed annually

Dedicated bookkeeping experts
Accurate monthly books and year-end tax-ready financial packages
P&L, balance sheet and 1099 reporting
Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team

Premium

Best for those looking for an all-in-one bookkeeping, tax advisory and income tax filing service.
$399/mo

billed annually

Everything in Essential plan
Dedicated team of licensed tax professionals to file your income tax return on time
Annual income tax filing for businesses (partnerships, S corps, C corps)
Annual income tax filing for individuals (sole proprietors, contractors)

Essential

Best for those looking for peace of mind and accurate financials done by professional bookkeepers.
$299/mo

billed monthly

Dedicated bookkeeping experts
Accurate monthly books and year-end tax-ready financial packages
P&L, balance sheet and 1099 reporting
Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team

Premium

Best for those looking for an all-in-one bookkeeping, tax advisory and income tax filing service.
$499/mo

billed monthly

Everything in Essential plan
Dedicated team of licensed tax professionals to file your income tax return on time
Annual income tax filing for businesses (partnerships, S corps, C corps)
Annual income tax filing for individuals (sole proprietors, contractors)

Frequently Asked Questions

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What specific expenses can I track and write off as a moving company for tax purposes?

As a moving company, there are several specific expenses that you can track and write off for tax purposes. These include but are not limited to:

<ul><li>Vehicle expenses (including fuel, maintenance, and repairs)</li><li>Equipment costs (like dollies, blankets, or moving straps)</li><li>Warehouse and storage expenses</li><li>Office expenses</li><li>Insurance premiums</li><li>Advertising and marketing costs</li><li>Employee wages</li><li>Professional services fees</li></ul>

Keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list, and the specific expenses you can write off may vary depending on your individual business operations. It's always recommended that you consult with a professional bookkeeper or accountant to ensure you are accurately tracking and deducting eligible business expenses.

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How can a specialized accounting service assist with managing the financial complexities of a moving business?

For a moving business, managing financial complexities can be quite challenging. A specialized accounting service like Bench Accounting can provide tailored solutions to meet these unique needs. This includes tracking expenses accurately, managing cash flow, investing in assets (like moving trucks and equipment), and overseeing payroll for staff. With a specialized accounting service, you can also get assistance in preparing and filing taxes, ensuring legal compliance, and helping with financial planning to grow your business. By outsourcing your accounting tasks, you can focus more on your day-to-day operations and provide better services to your clients.

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How can proper bookkeeping help manage the fluctuating revenues common in the moving industry?

Proper bookkeeping is crucial in managing the fluctuating revenues that are common in the moving industry. Firstly, thorough bookkeeping provides a detailed record of all transactions, reducing the risk of financial mismanagement and potential legal issues. Secondly, it allows businesses to track income and expenses accurately, enabling them to analyze their financial performance over time and understand the periods of high and low revenues. Lastly, such financial understanding aids in making informed business decisions, planning for lean periods, and capitalizing on high revenue periods. Therefore, bookkeeping serves as a powerful tool in managing uncertainty and improving the financial stability of businesses in the moving industry.

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Does Bench outsource bookkeeping?

Nope! All bookkeeping is completed in-house.

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Will I have one point of contact?

Your bookkeeper will be your main point of contact, but at times you might hear from another member of your team. This is usually when your bookkeeper goes on vacation, is sick, or otherwise unavailable.

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How much time each month will I have to spend managing my Bench account?

We handle the bookkeeping for you but sometimes we’ll need your input, especially at year-end. On average, expect to spend 15 minutes each month answering questions for your bookkeeper, or uploading supporting docs.

Bookkeeping Services for Movers

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